Globalisation Products

  • A World Laid Waste?

    Responding to the Social, Cultural and Political Consequences of Globalisation

    Edited by Francis Dodsworth, Antonia Walford

    Globalisation and neo-liberalism have seen the rise of new international powers, increasingly interlinked economies and mass urbanisation. The internet, mobile communications and mass migration have transformed lives around the planet. For some, this has been positive and liberating, but it has…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 

  • National Politics and Sexuality in Transregional Perspective

    The Homophobic Argument

    Edited by Achim Rohde, Christina von Braun, Stefanie Schüler-Springorum

    Modern identity politics around the world are gendered and sexualized in multiple ways. Constructions of the imagined collective ’self’ often contain references to a heteronormative order, whereas relevant internal or external ’others’ are often felt to deviate from this order through their…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Sexualities in Society

  • Loss and Genocide in the Archives

    By Martine Hawkes

    Current official responses to genocide are largely situated within archives of various descriptions - museums, courts, libraries, memoirs and memorials. Through particular readings of the archive, Martine Hawkes examines genocide as it is understood, represented, and responded to. She asks what is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 

  • Counterfeit Itineraries in the Global South

    The human consequences of piracy in China and Brazil

    By Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

    At the end of the 1970s, Chinese merchandise moved to Brazil via Paraguay, forming an on-the-margins-of-the-law trade chain involving the production, distribution, and consumption of cheap goods. Economic changes in the 21st century, including the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    By Youna Kim

    This book explores the transnational mobility, everyday life and digital media use of childcare workers living and working abroad. Focusing specifically on Filipina, Indonesian, and Sri Lankan nannies in Europe, it offers insights as to the causes and implications of women’s mobility, using data…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • The Cultural Contradictions of Anti-Capitalism

    The Liberal Spirit and the Making of Western Radicalism

    By Daniel Fletcher

    Does contemporary anti-capitalism tend towards, as Slavoj Žižek believes, nihilism, or does it tend towards, as Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri believe, true egalitarian freedom? Within The Cultural Contradictions of Anti-Capitalism, Fletcher presents an answer that manages to tend towards both…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The International Business Environment and National Identity

    By Tatiana Gladkikh

    Globalisation influences every aspect of post-modern social reality. However, little empirical research has considered how globalisation affects people’s perception of their national attachments. This book explores the nature of national identity in our increasingly globalised society. "Who Are You…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Decolonising Intercultural Education

    Colonial differences, the geopolitics of knowledge, and inter-epistemic dialogue

    By Robert Aman

    At the centre of Decolonising Intercultural Education is a simple yet fundamental question: is it possible to learn from the Other? This book argues that many recent efforts to theorise interculturality restrict themselves to a variety of interpretations within a Western framework of knowledge,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • An Overheated World

    An Anthropological History of the Early 21st Century

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Although economic, cultural and demographic changes are part and parcel of the modern world, changes in a number of areas have accelerated in the last quarter-century — a period sometimes spoken of as the global information society, a world of ‘liquid modernity’ — or of fully-fledged global…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 

  • On the Shoulders of Grandmothers

    Gender, Migration, and Post-Soviet Nation-State Building

    By Cinzia D. Solari

    On the Shoulders of Grandmothers, is a global ethnography of Ukrainian transnational migration. Gendered migrant subjectivities are a key site for understanding the production of neoliberal capitalism and Ukrainian nation-state building, a fraught process that places Ukraine precariously between…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20 

  • Globalization: The Career of a Concept

    Edited by Manfred B. Steger, Paul James

    One of the keywords of our time, ‘globalization’ frames how we understand our interconnected world. An ambiguous signifier carrying multiple meanings, the term is usually used to refer to the extension and intensification of social relations across the world. Many works have been authored that deal…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Equal Time, Equal Value

    Community Currencies and Time Banking in the US

    By Ed Collom, Judith N. Lasker

    Equal Time, Equal Value is the first systematic investigation of Time Banking in the United States. Drawing upon detailed case studies and making use of a mix of qualitative and quantitative data this book explores the most popular type of what has been called 'community currencies', in which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 

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